Top 5 Control Engineering content: May 29-June 4, 2023

The top 5 articles from the past week include PLC ladder logic, digital twin and data analytics.

By David Miller June 5, 2023

Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week covered PLC ladder logic, digital twin and data analytics.

1. How to create PLC ladder logic code with Excel

Programmable logic controller (PLC) ladder logic code can be mass produced with Microsoft Excel to generate repetitive logic like I/O mapping and alarms.

2. Four analytics areas for manufacturers to emphasize

Operational improvement can be met by digging into each step of the equipment’s timing, accuracy and causes of process step disruption by analyzing the raw data.

3. How digital twin simulations advance digital transformation in manufacturing

By increasing visibility into a company’s manufacturing operations and testing an unlimited number of what-if possibilities in real-time, a digital twin can provide factories a reliable way to save time and money.

4. 2023 Control Engineering Product of the Year winners announced

Winners of the 36th annual Control Engineering Product of the Year awards have been announced. See link to download the eBook.

5. Overcoming organizational, technical readiness challenges for digital transformation

Manufacturers realize the benefits of digital transformation, but many are often ill-prepared to realize the benefits because of organizational and technical readiness.